Synonyms of pencil in English:

pencil


See definition of pencil

noun

1‘a pencil of light’

SYNONYMS

beam, ray, shaft, finger, gleam


verb

1‘she pencilled slogans on an envelope’

SYNONYMS

write, write down, jot down, note, set down, take down, inscribe

scribble, rough out, write roughly, scrawl, pen, compose, draft

formulate, draw up, dash off, put in writing, put down on paper, commit to paper, put in black and white

2‘pencil a line along the top of the moulding’

SYNONYMS

draw, trace, plot, chart, sketch, outline


Phrases

    pencil something in

      ‘they have pencilled in 1 May for a family day out’

      SYNONYMS

      arrange provisionally, make as a provisional arrangement, arrange subject to confirmation, forecast tentatively